Management of Community-based Initiatives and Community Mobilization Course
Familiarizing participants with modern concepts in the management and evaluation of community-based initiatives and their role in mobilizing the energies and capacities of society in supporting local action.
Preparing and rehabilitating municipal council members and municipal administrators to launch community-based initiatives that meet the needs of the local community and have its support and enhance citizens’ responsiveness to the municipalities and motivating their democratic behaviour.
Empowering participants to be able to select effective community-based initiatives and how to set up the team entrusted with the implementing, managing and evaluating of initiatives.
Enabling participants to acquire the skills to build relationships with various societal actors affecting fostering their societal role in achieving municipal projects and initiatives.
Who Should Attend?
Chairmen and members of municipal and local councils, directors of the administrative, financial, technical, relations and media sectors, auxiliary units and their associates in municipalities and local councils, the personnel who are prepared and rehabilitated to hold such positions, and those who are desirous to rehabilitate their abilities and skills in managing community-based initiatives.
Community-based initiatives and community mobilization
The concepts and norms of community-based initiatives.
The role of community-based initiatives in the development of municipalities and the local community..
Life cycle (stages of Community-based initiative).
Means to encourage community-based initiatives and their impact on community mobilization.
Application of successful community-based initiative specifications
Meeting the real needs of the society.
Enjoying the support of the local community and the state institutions.
Strengthening partnership between different components of society.
Enhancing the responsiveness of citizens to the efforts made by the municipality.
Motivating the democratic behaviour of citizens within the society.
Selecting Successful community-based initiatives
Establishing a team to examine and analyze initiatives.
Identifying the team’s competencies and the tasks assigned to it.
Rehabilitating the inspection and analysis team in humanitarian needs.
Professional training of the team on the mechanisms for selecting the community-based initiatives.
Strengthening relations with the public and its role in community mobilization
The relationship of the municipal institution with citizens and the principles on which it is based.
Citizens benefits and municipal Foundation benefits.
The relationship of the municipal institution with civil society and its role in empowering it.
Obstacles and constraints to the involvement of civil society.
The relationship of the municipal institution with the state and its role in promoting good governance..
Implementation and evaluation of Community-based initiatives
Mobilizing efforts through a sound social contract.
Supervising, monitoring and follow-up of Community-based initiative steps.
Results and evaluation of the community-based initiative..